Each strategic goal summarized below is supported by its own rationale, objectives and approaches in the next section.
Deliver applied, hands-on educational experiences that provide students with the technical, critical-thinking, and communication skills needed to succeed in and contribute to their chosen fields.
Faculty and Staff Success
Attract and retain first-rate faculty and staff who are passionate about teaching and the student-focused educational mission of the university to graduate globally competitive professionals, as well as engage in industry outreach, scholarship and service to the university.
Economic and Workforce Connections
Contribute in significant ways to Oregon’s competitive strength, global-market advantage, and diverse industries by preparing new generations of engineering, technology, allied-health, management and applied arts and sciences professionals through Oregon Tech’s applied degree programs.
Student Access and Diversity
Improve student educational access, the university environment and employment opportunities for diverse and historically underserved populations in Oregon, in order to ensure equity in our provision and delivery of education, and to lead and serve as a community example and resource for an inclusive, diverse campus environment in all respects.
University Financial Success
Manage university fiscal, capital and physical resources to sustain and enhance financial viability, and allow Oregon Tech to invest in new opportunities that serve our students and mission, prepare us for unanticipated events, and maintain and improve the quality of our programs, human resources, and public mission.